One of my favorite media for construction of any kind is Stone and Heavy Timber, but I especially like using it in residential applications. I’ve put in enough time to get some massing models rendered. I’m not showing materials and not very much fenestration yet, but you can get a good idea of the basic shape of things.
I had a great time at the Graphisoft BIM Conference last week
I’ve been aware for years about electronic plan checking in places like Japan. I’ve only heard rumors that it might happen in the states. It’s a bit disturbing to me that here in the US where we are supposed to be all that (at the forefront of everything) we still don’t do this. Here’s an article about how Solibri (NavisWorks on staroids for you Autodesk folks) is making a large investment to try and stimulate some activity with this technology in the North America.
Yeah! That’s what I’m talking about – check it out.
Here are several renderings done in ArchiCAD for a project I worked on with Ridgeline Design Architects. Ridgeline is a little architecture firm I’ve had for about nine years now. With my new work with SWS Consulting I think I’m done with Ridgeline but I don’t mind sharing some of the things I’ve done with them.